REPOSITORY OPEN IN HALL THIS SUNDAY: after 8am and 10.30am Masses. Easter cards as well as the usual items will be on sale. Peter Cox
THE EASTER FLOWER COLLECTION: There will be a second collection next weekend, 25th/26th March for the Easter Flowers. My thanks to Mary Wilding who does the floral decoration throughout the year with great devotion. Fr Ken
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT: ON THURSDAYS during Lent after the 10.00 am Mass, we shall be having half an hour of Adoration before the Most Blessed Sacrament. STATIONS OF THE CROSS: on Friday evenings during Lent at 7.00 pm May I encourage you all to try to attend one of these Services during this Holy Season. Fr Ken
LENTEN LUNCHES AT THE METHODIST CHURCH, WOBURN SANDS: These are every Thursday during Lent. Call in and enjoy lunch and meet others doing the same. Pauline Mulligan from our parish is preparing lunch on 30th March and she would be delighted to see you there and may appreciate an offer of help. Her contact details are 01908 585887 and 07776 238953.
QUIZ & CURRY NIGHT 1ST APR – 7.30 AT ST MARYS CHURCH HALL: Come and join us for a fun Quiz and Curry Night and raise funds for the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) at the same time. Tom, our son, is running two marathons – Paris & London – in aid of JDRF and as part of his fundraising efforts we are holding this event. As well as the Quiz and meal there will also be a licensed bar. Tickets are £10 each with all profits going to JDRF. Please contact David or Alison on 07704 373345 or e-mail email@example.com to confirm how many places you would like. Thanks for your support David & Alison Borrett
CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF FUNDRAISING: What a wonderful evening! All the local churches were represented. The Jalori Restaurant were kind and considerate hosts and provided us with delicious food! We raised £600 towards equipment for the new Maternity Unit! Thank you all for your wonderful support and especially to those who could not attend but made donations instead. As Sisters Immaculata CPS and Claudia Maria CPS said in a recent email – “Many greetings to you and the group supporting our mission. We are so grateful and may the Good Lord reward you for the effort. Thanks and greetings to you all”. Thanks from me too! Mary Wilshin
CAFOD FAMILY FAST DAY COLLECTION: The collection, including a cheque for £100.00, came to the grand sum of £492.52! Well done for all your efforts to help the needy of our world! Fr Ken
FOOD BANK: Please leave donations each week in the Baptistery at the back of the Church. Please choose from the low items this week:- Small jars of coffee, Tinned Tomato Soup, Spreads, Sugar, Tinned meat, Long life juice, Long life whole milk, Rice Pudding, Toiletries (toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, deodorants, disposable razors). Thank you.
USED STAMPS: Please leave your used stamps on the table at the back of the church. These help raise funds for training Guide Dogs.
NO JUNIOR LITURGY THIS WEEKEND: Jayne Fagan